At app. 12:30pm on Thursday 7 January 2010, the Israeli occupation forces launched three artillery shells at an open agricultural lands east Ezbet Abed-Rabu neighborhood, in the east of Jabalia town, in the North Gaza district. No causalities were reported. Two hours later, the IOF fired another three artillery shells that fell on Abu Safiya area east of Jabalia. No causalities were reported; however, terrified people left the area. IOF continuous attacks on this area have caused farmers to abandon their fields.